Allied Health Professionals

Lara Reynolds – Podiatrist

BSc (Podiatry) – Curtin University, Graduate 2002

Registered Podiatrist, Member of Australian Podiatry Association, Advanced musculoskeletal training of the foot, Indigenous Diabetic Foot workshop

Special interest: Foot Mechanics, Running Injuries

 

Services:

  • General podiatry
  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Diabetic foot assessment
  • Childrens lower limb development
  • Foot posture assessment
  • Custom and pre-fabricated foot orthotics
  • Footwear assessment & provision of Dr Comfort medical grade shoes

Common conditions treated by foot orthotics: plantar fasciitis (heel pain syndrome), metatarsalgia (pain in ball of foot), neuromas, toe deformity (bunion/hammer toe), tendinitis, shin splints, knee pain, hip bursitis, lower back pain

Hours:

Monday to Thursday.

Lara is trained in evaluating foot structure and assessing how your foot posture may be contributing to common ailments such as foot, heel, shin, knee, hip or back pain. Lara can explain how having properly balanced feet can dramatically improve your posture, strength and function.


Fiona CookeFiona Shanks – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – Curtin University, Graduate 2010

Additional training in Dry Needling, Pilates and Paediatric Gross Motor Development.

Appointments available for back pain, sports injuries, neck pain, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post natal, balance problems.

Special interest areas: Hand therapy, sports injuries, chronic disease management, paediatrics.

Private health insurance rebates available.

Appointments available Monday and Wednesday.


Liz White – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – University of Notre Dame, Graduate 2018

Appointments available for back pain, sports injuries, neck pain, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post-natal, balance problems.

Special interest areas: Women’s health, sports injuries, chronic disease management.

Private health insurance rebates available.

Range of classes available from the gym, including over 55’s/osteoporosis, lower limb strengthening, and Reformer Pilates.

Appointments available Monday to Friday.


Evie O’Meara – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – University of Notre Dame, Graduate 2019

Appointments available for acute or chronic pain management, back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post-natal and balance problems.

Special interest areas: Paediatrics, women’s health and sports injuries.

Private health insurance rebates available.

Range of classes available in the gym, including lower limb strengthening and Reformer Pilates.

Appointments available Monday to Friday.


Sam Bulten – Exercise Physiologist

GradD (Clinical Exercise Physiology) – Murdoch University, Graduate 2018

As an EP we strive for empowerment of individuals through active treatment which aims to build self-efficacy and self-management/recovery skills. Our training focuses on achieving long-term lifestyle behaviour changes for our patients.

Sam’s approach is patient-centred and evidence based, where he assists the patient in setting and achieving goals. Treatment is mainly aimed at education, teaching management skills and specific exercises tailored to individuals.

Examples of areas that Sam can assist in include:

  • Musculoskeletal conditions (acute/sub-acute, chronic, pre-post-surgery & work-related)
  • Neurological conditions
  • Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Metabolic conditions
  • Pulmonary conditions
  • Cancer

Sam has developed a special interest in Mental Health, Chronic Pain, Musculoskeletal injuries/ conditions & Indigenous Health. Sam has work experience in all these areas and has seen significant improvements in quality of life for individuals.  

Private health insurance rebates available.

Appointments available Tuesday afternoon.


Amanda Giudice – Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Amanda is a dedicated Registered Psychologist who aims to provide the best possible support and care to her clients to help improve their general well-being and achieve their therapeutic goals. She takes a caring, empathetic and non-judgemental approach when working with her clients as she understands that talking about personal distress can be a difficult thing to do. 

Amanda is predominately interested in working with youth and adults:

 

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance use and other addictive disorders
  • Anger and violence

She also has a strong interest in working with eating disorders, pain, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, somatization and dissociative disorders.

Amanda has had extensive experience working in the clinical forensic field and is interested in performing clinical forensic assessments and reports for the court. 

Being a local, Amanda understands the Geraldton community and local issues well. She plans to contribute to the health system of the city and to improve treatment service delivery.

Appointments available Thursday and Friday.